Plitvice Lakes – Simply Amazing !!!!!

Well it was certainly worth the wait and measured up to all the plaudits from people who have already seen it : “You must go to Plitvice Lakes, it would be a crime to miss it” “The best thing in Croatia” Stuff like that. I (Matt) wasn’t sure what to expect but it certainly exceeded … Continue reading

In Rab with Baba

Well, despite the ferry incident and the numerous modes of transport, we finally made it to the island of Rab and indeed the town of Rab. We are glad we made the effort. Rab is a more sophisticated version of Baska, with a better quality of shops and restaurants. We decided to stay right in … Continue reading

Getting to Rab……

Because our plans were a little messed up with the gastro episode, our travels started heading in a different direction to what we first planned in Croatia. After Baska one of the easiest Islands to get to was Rab. Well when we say easy, everyone seems to make it sound so hard when you first … Continue reading

Basking in Baska

Currently recuperating from our bout of Gasto on the Croatian island of Krk (yes no vowels) in the beautiful town of Baska. It would be true to say that our Gastronomical Odyssey has somewhat stalled as we have been eating very small amounts of plain food as our stomachs have still not fully returned to … Continue reading

Another type of Village experience

Gastronomical Well the village stay was lovely on a whole, and we did end up staying a third night after all, but in fact this was only because we got hit with gastro. That second evening we were in bed, full tummies, ready to head off for a big walk at the Plitvice lakes. We … Continue reading

The Village – History, Family and Wild Mushrooms.

For most of you that know me, my background is half Croatian, half Polish. For this reason I am lucky enough to have family in both of these countries and for me this is my third time to visit both of these places. I was excited to bring Matt along to show him “where I … Continue reading

R & R in Rovinj

Dobra dan, from Istria, Croatia.   We have just spent a lovely 2 full days relaxing in beautiful Rovinj, doing nothing much at all. We have finally had some very good beach weather, which has coincided nicely with our arrival in this beach resort/fishing village.   We ended up staying in a 2 room apartment … Continue reading

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